signs of marijuana addiction

5 Signs of Marijuana Addiction

Despite the myths that marijuana is harmless, research shows that approximately 30% of people who abuse marijuana will become addicted. As recreational marijuana use becomes more commonplace and legalization in many states, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs that recreational use has turned to addiction. Using any substance to the point that…

inpatient treatment

Do I Need Inpatient Treatment?

Inpatient treatment can give those struggling with and recovering from addiction a safe and structured environment to detox and get treatment with a higher chance of avoiding relapse. Residential treatment at an accredited facility, like Solution Based Treatment, can be the best solution for those facing addiction. If you or a loved one may benefit…

intervention specialist

5 Reasons to Get an Intervention Specialist

Approaching someone with an addiction is hard. You mean well, but the person struggling with an addiction may not see it that way. Plus, what do you say? Unless you’re a trained professional intervention counselor yourself, it’s best to get the assistance of a specialist to help you facilitate intervention for someone you love. At…

childhood trauma and alcoholism

Alcoholism and Childhood Trauma

Unhealed childhood trauma makes it difficult to cope when people experience emotions that are similar to the emotions experienced during the trauma. Being unable to confront and heal from a traumatic experience causes different problems for different people. Sometimes these problems include relying on alcohol to feel numb. Alcohol numbs pain, but it does not…

suboxone side effects

Common Suboxone Side Effects

If you or a loved one is trying to overcome opioid dependence, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can be a very effective treatment option. If you are experiencing treatment-resistant opioid use disorder and continue to relapse, Suboxone may be helpful to you. When used correctly, Suboxone helps block the effects opioids have on the brain. We may…